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to deliver on his promises, less than a week from the 100 day mark. and.. rain on the radar this morning. the super soaker start to the week - and when we'll see the sunshine return. good morning washington. toss to eileen - rainy & cool start to the week - 80s by week's end - warm & muggy weekend ahead today: cloudy and cool with showers. breezy. highs: 55-60 winds: ne 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: cloudy & cool with showers. lows: 49-52 winds: ne 10-15 mph tuesday: cloudy & cool. rain likely.
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winds: ne 5-15 mph happening now. police are looking
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following a bizarre robbery outside a popular northwest gas station. it happened at the exxon on macarthur boulevard in the palisades. witnesses tell us around 2 o'clock, two men walked inside the store and robbed it. but when they tried to get away.. they didn't make it very far. the would-be getaway car crashed into a tree about 50 feet from the gas station. one witness was able to hold one of
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scene. the other fled, and is still on the run. breaking overnight.. the secratary of defense james mattis making an unnannounced overseas visit. sam sweeney is at the live desk with this... autria secretary of defense james mattis landing in kabul afghanistan earlier today. the unnanounced trip comes as the trump administration weighs sending more troops to afghanistan. this visit comes just three days after more than 100 afghan troops were killed on an army base in northern afghanistan. the top general in afghanistan recently told congress he may need a few thousand more troops in the troubled nation. this visit to kabul is the 6th and final destination for the secratary after a weeklong trip. autria larry. and a busy week ahead here in washington. the president - under pressure here at home to deliever on his promises as he approaches the 100 day mark but his milestone that could be overshadowed... by a government shutdown. lawmakers return from recess today with less than a week before the federal government
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they must pass a spending bill by 12:01am saturday, when the current budget expries. that also happens to be the 100th day of trump's presidency. the president's border wall with mexico could be a key challenge in getting the bill passed. well-- it wasn't easy, but the capitals are finally moving on after closing out their series with the maple leafs. and they had to do it in hostile territory. game 6 was scoreless for two periods. but in the third-- down by one, the capitals finally get one toronto goalie frederik anderson. that forces the game into overtime. and washington's marcus johansson gets it done, scoring the game winning goal. he scored both of the capital's goals last night. players say it all came down to hard work. washington advances to the eastern conference
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date against the penguins. now to the n-b-a playoffs.. and the wizards also looking to punch their ticket to the second round. the wizards take on the hawks for game four tonight. they lead the series 2-1. tip off is at eight o'clock in atlanta. the wizards will be back at the phone booth for game five on wednesday. a surprising interstellar star - breaking records overnight. coming up - this astronaut's out of this world accomplishment while you were sleeping. and, a soggy start to the week. meteorologist eileen whelan is tracking the rain on the radar - next.
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making history. early this morning, peggy whitson - the current commander of the international space station set a new reco
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astronaut jeff williams held the record up until now, spending 534 days in orbit. by the time whitson returns to earth in september her tally will be 666 days in space! president trump will call whitson to say congratulations later today. at 5:xx time for a check on the forecast. toss to eileen - rainy & cool start to the week - 80s by week's end - warm & muggy weekend ahead today: cloudy and cool with showers. breezy. highs: 55-60
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mph tonight: cloudy & cool with showers. lows: 49-52 winds: ne 10-15 mph tuesday: cloudy & cool. rain likely. highs: 57-60 winds: ne 5-15 mph bill o'reilly announces his next
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he was serving a life sentence for a 20-13 murder and and just been acquitted of a 20-12 double murder. hernandez' death was ruled a suicide. bill o'reilly is back and ready to talk. the former fox news host will return to the airwaves with a new episode of his "no spin news" podcast today. o'reilly was fired by fox last week after an investigation into sexual harassment allegations, which o'reilly has called completely unfounded. this will be the first time he's speaking publicly since departing fox. when you buy online... who are you really buying from? consumer reporter john matarese has a caution before you order, so you don't waste your money. 0-11 137-150 a seven on your side health matters alert..
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- rainy & cool start to the week - 80s by week's end - warm & muggy weekend ahead today: cloudy and cool with showers. breezy. highs: 55-60 winds: ne 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: cloudy & cool with showers. lows: 49-52 winds: ne 10-15 mph tuesday: cloudy & cool. rain likely. highs: 57-60 winds: ne 5-15 mph
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rainy days and mondays - don't let it get you down. there is warm and sunny weather in our future. plus. ... shocking video. a four year old girl hanging out of a bus! the freightening moment when she tumbles onto the highway and the hero that saved her life.
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good morning washington. toss to eileen - rainy & cool start to the week - 80s by week's end - warm & muggy weekend ahead today: cloudy and cool with showers. breezy. highs: 55-60 winds: ne 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: cloudy & cool with showers. lows: 49-52 winds: ne 10-15 mph tuesday: cloudy & cool. rain likely. highs: 57-60 winds: ne 5-15 mph
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police searching for a suspect after a bizarre robbery at a d-c gas station. q mccray is live in northwest with more.. q? developing now in arkansas..
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is recovering.. after a terrifyng incident. she fell out of the back of a moving church bus.. onto a busy highway. sam sweeney is at the live desk with more. autria... you will gasp as you watch ths
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time..you can see exactly what happened on dashcam video. the bus is driving down the road. the door swings open, then you see the girl hanging on to the door... she doesnt last long. she falls right out on to the road. the bus driver was unaware the girl fell out.. and kept driving down the highway. amazingly, a certified e-m-t and volunteer firefighter happened to be driving behind the bus.. his dashcam rolling. when she fell out.. he rushed to her aid.. as his girlfriend called 9-1-1. the girl suffered only a broken jaw, and will undergo surgery. the church says it's no longer using that bus. it's still unclear what caused the door to suddenly open. it will be a day of patriotism at one loudoun county high school... but it
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seniors at loudoun county high in leesburg- who call themselves the young conservatives- organized "america monday", a day to celebrate the united states. the students say last week... school administrators balked at the idea because of concerns the day might get too political and suggested a mythology day instead. students took their concerns to social media-- saying "america monday" will go on... administrators say they never rejected the plan... because the students never brought it to them. the students say they do not want today to become political at all... they joined with the school's democratic student group to promote the event. wet roads for your monday morning commute. where it's causing some slowdowns - and how long the rain will stick around, next. but first - here's whats coming up tonight on abc seven.
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- 80s by week's end - warm & muggy weekend ahead today: cloudy and cool with showers. breezy. highs: 55-60 winds: ne 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: cloudy & cool with showers. lows: 49-52 winds: ne 10-15 mph tuesday: cloudy & cool. rain likely. highs: 57-60 winds: ne 5-15 mph
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election anger in france. tense voter reaction overnight after a historic election john live tease
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restraint on north korea. the comments were made during a phone call overnight between president trump and the chinese president. it comes as north korea is threatening to take out the u-s aircraft carrier making it's way to the korean peninsula. the carrier is doing training drills with two japanese destroyers. trump also spoke with the leader of japan overnight. the two reportedly agreed to remain in quote "close contact" about the growing threat from pyongyang. and meanwhile here in washington - a critical week ahead for president trump, as he wraps up his first 100 days. the president is juggling pressure to deliver on campaign promises - as a budget battle looms on capitol hill. abc's stephanie ramos is following
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washington.
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-- clashes erupts in france, as demonstrators take to the streets in election night protests. sam sweeney is at the live desk with more... autria, protestors set fires in the streets -
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video -- you can see some of the chaos. at least three people were arrested. french authorities say the protestors were showing their anger at populist marine le pen advancing to the may 7th runoff of the presidential election. she wants to pull france out of the e-u and ran is anti-immigration -- le pen will face off with globalist emmanuel macron ( . mac-crawn advocates open borders, and wants even closer cooperation among the e-u's 28 nations. autria larry. today - former president barack obama will make his first public address since leaving office. obama will take part in a town hall-type discussion at the university of chicago later this morning. this kicks off a series of events over the next month including a series of public and paid speechs and an apperance at hte brandenburg gate in germany with chancellor angela merkel. developing now in queens, new york. investigators
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cause of this deadly house fire. explosive flames shot from the windows of a 2-story house.. 5 people were killed... 3 of them children. firefighters say the youngest of them was just two years old. the cause of the fire is under investigation. closer to home - flames tearing through an apartment complex in prince george's county. this morning - more than two dozen people are without a home. john gonzalez is live in fort washington - john? a new organization in montgomery
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in montgomery county aims to reduce the growing number of hate crimes in the area. the organization is called "communities united against hate." and it held its first rally yesterday at bethesda-chevy chase high school. up to 50 organizations are joining forces. the group will push for public policies and programs that tackle hate and discrimination. a hotline is available, where people can get help. an elementary school in montgomery county has caught the attention of late night t-v host jimmy fallon. the fields road elementary school used a game inspired
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by the show - to meet their fundraising goal. in the game, the school's principal and assistant principal selected eggs -- not knowing whether they were cooked or raw -- to smash on their heads. with the match donation - they raised a total of 26-thousand dollars! it's 5: and time for a check on weather.
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- rainy & cool start to the week - 80s by week's end - warm & muggy weekend ahead today: cloudy and cool with showers. breezy. highs: 55-60 winds: ne 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: cloudy & cool with showers. lows: 49-52 winds: ne 10-15 mph tuesday: cloudy & cool. rain likely. highs: 57-60 winds: ne 5-15 mph kidd o'shea in the
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"the fate of the furious" #1 at the box office again this weekend -- with estimated earnings of thirty-eight point seven million dollars. it's expected to gross one (b)-billion dollars globally this weekend... "the boss baby" held on to second place with an estimated twelve point eight
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"beauty and the beast" rounded out the top three. "deadpool two" gets dated. deadline hollywood reports the sequel to the box office hit "deadpool," will arrive in theaters june first, 20-18. "deadpool 2" recently added josh brolin to its cast in the role of cable, and will reportedly begin filming this summer. channing tatum talking to people.com about the opening of his magic mike las vegas talking to people.com about the opening of his magic mike las vegas show, saying he does not miss the old days of being a stripper he said "it wasn't glamourous whatsover, so there is nothing that i miss about it" he goes on to explain that the magic mike show in vegas is not stripping, it's a show. he says if you're a fan of the movies, you will get all that and so much more!
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bizarre robbery at a d-c gas station.. q live tease?
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. >> now, "good morning washington," on your side. a bizarre robbery with a understanding. the crash and the trail of cash that have policing dressed -- investigating. larry: buckling down on capitol hill, the two critical deadlines , making this will be most defining weeks for president trump. autria:
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you know it we could be looking ahead at 90 degrees. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] veronica johnson is tracking a rapidly changing forecast as we say good morning to you. larry: glad you are here with us for a last monday in april. next time we talk, it will be may. veronica johnson is here with what is ahead. ononica: eileen is working some other weather updates for you. take a look at our radar this morning, showing a lot of green. green, but out there of this morning the roads are little wet. light showers coming to our area , we will have more of that to come for later today as the showers continue moving out of the area down around south carolina. joint racew, andrews, 54

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